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MAGAZINE: A Working Man’s Champion

Robert Ballou has built a reputation as a hands-on racer in the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Series. (Gordon Gill Photo)

The inevitable trip east to run the Midwest USAC non-winged sprint car circuit came in 2006 when an opportunity to drive a sprint car for Dallas Mulvaney, who Robert Ballou met at Knoxville (Iowa) Raceway earlier in the year, and partner Jim Plew came together.

SPEED SPORT Photo Of The Week

Photographer Dave Biro runs for safety as the crashing car of Aaron Farney comes to rest during USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Series competition Sunday at Lawrenceburg Speedway. (Rick Lane Photo)

It’s time once again to recognize one of our great photography contributors by selecting the SPEED SPORT Photo of the Week.

MAGAZINE: California’s Mr. Opportunity

Justin Sanders (17) scored 20 winged sprint car victories last year in California. (Tom Parker Photo)

Justin Sanders is a well-rounded competitor thanks to his upbringing in the sport. He began racing go-karts when he was 10 years old, but that only lasted a few races before his family bought a micro sprint. Sanders won a championship at Ocean Speedway and claimed approximately 20-to-30 victories during three years in micros before climbing into a full-size sprint car at age 15.

SPEED SPORT Power Rankings

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There is a new man atop the SPEED SPORT Power Rankings this week and its a familiar race in the sprint car world. Who displaced Jason Line at the top of the SPEED SPORT Power Rankings?

Knoxville Nationals Ultimate A-Main: Row Five

The field for the 55th FVP Knoxville Nationals prepares to go racing last year at Knoxville Raceway. (Paul Arch Photo)

One day over lunch several members of the SPEED SPORT staff debated the best driver in 5-hour Energy Knoxville Nationals history.

Torn From The Headlines: July 13, 2005

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Needing a victory in the worst way to stay in contention for a spot in the Chase for the Nextel Cup, Dale Earnhardt Jr. pulled it off in Sunday’s USG Sheetrock 400 at Chicagoland Speedway.

MAGAZINE: Perspective Is Everything For Doty

Steve Kinser (11) battles Brad Doty (NSSN Archives Photo)

Although it’s rarely taken when prescribed, perspective can often be the best medicine.

SPEED SPORT Top Performers

SPEED SPORT Top Performers

Welcome to another edition of SPEED SPORT Top Performers, where we highlight five drivers who we believe were the top performers from the previous week in the racing world. Who makes the list this week?

MAGAZINE: Unexpected Phone Calls

Matt Kurzejewski is in his first season driving for Ken Schrader Racing in the ARCA Racing Series. (ARCA Photo)

Despite his success, Matt Kurzejewski found himself with few prospects. He wasn’t expecting to return to the ARCA Racing Series this year until he received a pair of unexpected phone calls.

SPEED SPORT Photo Of The Week

Russ Egan flips his sprint car during World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series action at Rockford Speedway. (Stan Kalwasinski Photo)

It’s time once again to recognize one of our great photography contributors by selecting the SPEED SPORT Photo of the Week.

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